Make Your Own Shampoo

Make Your Own Shampoo - Healthy Hair Summer Fall 2009 Tips

Many of us go to the store to buy some beauty supplies for our head. Well did you know that you can make your own shampoo? It will cost less than it will if you go buy shampoo from the store. Homemade shampoo is healthier than the store bought shampoo.
A simple way to fix Castile shampoo is to mix four ounces of soap flakes and one quart of water. Make sure to bring the water to a boil. Next pour the water over the soap flakes. Stir until dissolved. You may want to add some essential oils to your shampoo. Lavender is a great source for calming. It also makes a good ingredient for your shampoo.
Now there is a way that you can make herbal shampoo. Most people love herbs and want to use it in everything possible. Well you can have herbs in your homemade shampoo. All you have to do is to use a half ounce of dried herbs for each pot of hot water that you are using. You have to let the herbs sit for about 20 minutes.
For those of you that like a dry shampoo. There is an ingredient for you to make homemade dry shampoo. All you have to do is mix some cornmeal and one tablespoon of powdered Orris root. You will have to brush your hair well before applying the shampoo. Now rub the shampoo into your scalp. Brush your hair again. This may sound weird but it really works.
So if you are at home or away and have no source of getting some shampoo, just try these simple ingredients and you are on your way to a clean head of hair.